Global Covid-19 cases top 100m, deaths 2.1m
Published: 10:55 AM, 26 January 2021 Updated: 11:30 AM, 26 January 2021
In the last 24 hours, 449,073 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 9,597 died from the pandemic. The United States has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
As of Tuesday morning (26-01-2021), a total of 100,284,461 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 2,149,460 while 72,292,597 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 1,897 deaths and 152,244 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 431,392 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 25,861,597 have been infected so far.
Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 631 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 217,712. The total number of cases has exceeded 8,872,964 with 28,364 new infections.
Germany has registered the third-highest death toll of 625 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 53,402 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,154,656 as 6,884 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In the UK, 592 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 98,531. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,669,658 as 22,195 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Mexico has reported 10,872 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 1,763,219. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 149,614 with 530 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
In Spain, 38,682 new coronavirus cases were reported, taking the overall caseload to 2,697,294. The death toll from the virus climbed to 56,208 with 257 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 218 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.